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Four Steps Model
Step 1: Identify the Behavior
Step 2: Understand the Effects
Step 3: Identify the Cause
Step 4: Avoid Mistakes

Related Behaviors
The Alibier
The Crier (Who Claims Foul)
The Excuse Maker
The Griper
The Loudmouth
The Objector
The Questioner
The Vindictive
Behaviors At School

The Complainer

Mistakes: Common misjudgments and errors in managing the child which may perpetuate or intensify the problem.

  • Becoming thoroughly disgusted and showing our disgust.

  • Failing to deal individually with this student because of time restraints.

  • Ignoring all requests-and calling them complaints.

  • Being sarcastic.

  • Becoming defensive and getting involved in arguments with the student.

  • Giving unequal treatment and unequal responses to this student.

  • Rejecting the validity of all criticism.

  • Siding with other students against the complainer.

  • Using threats and/or negative reinforcements.

  • Failing to seek counsel of parents.

  • Constantly changing our minds to accommodate or get rid of this student.

  • Assuming ownership of the child's problem.